Extension of Public Comment Period Regarding Nestle' Waters North America

November 22, 2016

For more Information:
Carrie Monosmith, 517-290-2601, monosmithc@michigan.gov 
Michael Shore, 517-388-9211, shorem2@michigan.gov

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) today extended the public comment period an additional 90 days regarding Nestlé Waters North America, Evart, Osceola County, for a proposed increased large quantity water withdrawal made under Section 17 of the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act, 1976 PA 399. Comments will be accepted until March 3, 2017.

Written comments can be emailed to deq-eh@michigan.gov.

In addition, the MDEQ will hold a public hearing on the proposed increased large quantity water withdrawal in 2017 before the end of the public comment period.  MDEQ will issue a news release when the date and location of the public hearing are established.

The executive summary and application information package can be viewed at www.michigan.gov/documents/deq/odwma-nestleapplicationpackage72016_540428_7.pdf. Comments received by March 3, 2017 will be considered in the decision prior to final action.

The MDEQ is dedicated to respect for Michigan’s citizens, stewardship of the environment, and support for a sustainable economy.